Independent School District
9755 FM Rd. 50
Mumford, TX 77807-1439
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Our weekly Home Bulletin will contain information relating to school events, news, and activities. New bulletins are sent home each week in the students’ Monday Folders and will be posted here each Monday after 12 pm. You will also be able to download previous bulletins in the links listed below.

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Posted 11-20-2017

Basketball: Basketball is in full swing, this past weekend at the Dime Box Tournament our HS Varsity Girls placed 3rd and our HS Varsity Boys won 1st place. We invite everyone to teams in their upcoming games:

• Tuesday, Nov. 21: HS JV BOYS/Varsity GIRLS/Varsity BOYS  vs. Dime Box (HERE) @ 4:00

• Monday, Nov. 27: JH  GIRLS  C/B/A Teams vs. Holland (HERE) @ 5:00

• Monday, Nov. 27: JH  BOYS B/A Teams vs. Holland (away) @ 5:00

• Tuesday, Nov. 28: HS JV BOYS/ GIRLS Varsity /BOYS Varsity vs. Fayetteville (away) @ 4:00

Thanksgiving Holiday Break: We hope you all have a very Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy the break!! We will NOT have school on Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Friday, Nov. 24. We will have a full day of school on Tuesday. School will resume on Monday, November 27, at 7:40 am.

Texas A&M Event for 6th Grade Girls: Texas A&M University is providing girls in the 6th grade with an opportunity to learn more about careers in science and math with the Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. This will take place on Saturday, December 2. You can find out more online at: Registration is $10 per student and closes on November 28- So REGISTER EARLY for this great opportunity.  

3 Week Grades: Three weeks progress reports will be going home with students on Wednesday, November 29. If you have missing work, please check with your teachers on what you need completed and make use of the holiday to get missing work completed! This is a SHORT 6 weeks and grades are due Tuesday November 28.

Toy Drive: The National Honor Society members are continuing to collect toys and games for the less fortunate children in the Brazos Valley. Everyone who wants to donate gently used toys and games can bring them to school through Friday, December 1. This is a great opportunity to think of others who may be less fortunate in our area.  Toys will be taken to the area MASH Toy Drive at the Post Oak Mall on Saturday, December 2.  

Mumford Student Council Food Drive: The Mumford Student Council is busy collecting nonperishable items for the Brazos Valley Food for Family Food Drive. These items will be collected until Tuesday, Dec. 5. Any items you would like to donate or send with your child please do so, there will be a challenge to see which homeroom will bring in the most items. Nonperishable items include any type of canned item (soups, tuna, chicken, vegetables, and fruits), boxed pastas, and paper goods (plates, toilet paper, paper towels, etc). We appreciate all those that give to others in the community!

Regional Band Contest: On Friday, December 1, and Saturday, December 2, several band members will be competing to earn a spot in Regional Band. Junior High students will compete on Friday and High School students will compete on Saturday! They will be competing in Groesbeck and wish them Good Luck!!!

EOC Re-Test: Students who did not pass their EOC exams in prior attempts will have the chance to retake exams during the week of December 4 - 8. English I retest will be Monday, December 4, US History and Biology will be Tuesday, December 5 and English II EOC will be Wed, December 6. If you need to take one of these exams please be sure you get plenty of rest the night before and a good breakfast!

Christmas Program: This year the Christmas program will take place on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 PM in the main gym. Students in grade PK - 2 have been working very hard on their songs and skits! The Drama class will also be performing that evening; we are excited to share with parents and family members what the students have been working on!

Drama Fundraiser: The HS Drama class are still busy selling custom blue bracelets for $3.00. These say "Live Life Dramatically" and "Mumford Fine Arts" with several graphics. Money earned will go towards the One Act Play fund. Please help support them in their fundraiser. Bracelets can be bought from Mrs. FitzSimon or a Drama Student.

Senior Students: Be sure you are getting things lined up for college! Check on college websites for application deadlines and get all paperwork turned in by the deadlines!  Be sure that you have asked Ms. McDonough to send transcripts to the colleges you are interested in attending, and that you have taken the required tests for admittance, options are: SAT, ACT, or TSIA.  Come by the high school office for testing information.  Not sure which one to take? Most 4 year universities need ACT or SAT scores and Jr Colleges need TSI scores or a student to be exempt by their ACT or SAT scores.  Most schools require the optional Writing Portion on the SAT and/or ACT, check college websites as all needed information is located there, and ask Ms. McDonough if you need help!